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Norman Graduate Program Listings

For links to individual graduate degree or certificate program websites, see the lists organized by program title or certificate title.

For more information about accelerated bachelor's/master's degree programs or dual master's degree programs, visit our master's degree forms page.

Graduate Degrees by Program Title
Graduate Certificates by Program Title

Graduate Programs by College:

Graduate Degrees by Program Title

Accounting (Master of Accountancy—electronic delivery available; accelerated master's)
Administrative Leadership—electronic delivery (M.A. in Administrative Leadership)
Adult and Higher Education (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
Aerospace Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Anthropology (M.A., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Applied Linguistic Anthropology (M.A. in Applied Linguistic Anthropology)
Architecture (M.S. in Architecture, Master of Architecture)
Art (Master of Fine Arts in Art)
Art History (M.A. in Art History, Ph.D.)

Biology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Biomedical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Business Administration (Master of Business Administration, Ph.D., accelerated master's)

Cellular and Behavioral Neurobiology (Ph.D.)
Chemical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Chemistry and Biochemistry (M.S., Ph.D.)
Civil Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Communication (M.A., Ph.D.)
Computer Science (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Construction Management (M.S. in Construction Management)
Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.)
Criminal Justice (M.S.)

Dance (Master of Fine Arts in Dance)
Data Science and Analytics (M.S.—electronic delivery available)
Drama (M.A.)

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Ph.D.)
Economics (M.A., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Education Administration (M.Ed., Ph.D., Ed.D.)
Educational Studies (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.)
Engineering Physics (M.S.)
English (M.A., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Environmental Engineering (M.S. in Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Environmental Science (Master of Environmental Science, Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Environmental Sustainability (M.S. in Environmental Sustainability)

French (M.A., Ph.D.)

Geography (M.A., M.S. in Geography, Ph.D.)
Geological Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.)
Geology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Geophysics (M.S., Ph.D.)
German (M.A.)
Global Affairs—electronic delivery (M.A. in Global Affairs)

Health and Exercise Science (M.S., Ph.D.)
History (M.A., Ph.D.)
History of Science, Technology and Medicine (M.A. in History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Ph.D.)
Human Relations (Master of Human Relations)

Industrial and Systems Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Information Studies (Ph.D.)
Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
Instructional Psychology and Technology (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
Interior Design (M.S. in Interior Design)
International Studies (M.A. in International Studies, accelerated master's)

Journalism and Mass Communication (M.A., accelerated master's)

Landscape Architecture (Master of Landscape Architecture)
Liberal Studies (M.A.—electronic delivery for some majors)
Library and Information Studies (Master of Library and Information Studies—electronic delivery available, accelerated master's)

Management of Information Technology (M.S. in Management of Information Technology, accelerated master's)
Mass Communication (Ph.D.)
Mathematics (M.A., M.S., Ph.D.)
Mechanical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Meteorology (M.S. in Meteorology, Ph.D.)
Microbiology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Music (Master of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts)
Music Education (Master of Music Education, Ph.D.)

Native American Studies (M.A.)
Natural Gas Engineering and Management (M.S. in Natural Gas Engineering and Management—electronic delivery available)

Petroleum Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Philosophy (M.A., Ph.D.)
Physics (M.S., Ph.D.)
Planning, Design and Construction (Ph.D.)
Plant Biology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Political Science (M.A., Ph.D.)
Prevention Science (Master of Prevention Science—electronic delivery)
Professional Counseling (M.Ed.)
Professional Master of Arts
Professional Master of Arts (with specialization in TESOL)
Professional Master of Science
Professional Writing (Master of Professional Writing)
Psychology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Public Administration (Master of Public Administration, accelerated master's)

Regional and City Planning (Master of Regional and City Planning, accelerated master's)

Social Work (Master of Social Work)
Sociology (M.A., Ph.D.)
Spanish (M.A., Ph.D.)
Special Education (M.Ed.—electronic delivery available, Ph.D.)

21st Century Teaching and Learning—electronic delivery (M.Ed.)

Graduate Certificates by Program Title

A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. Information about graduate certificates is available here or in the Graduate College Bulletin.

College of Architecture

Graduate Programs Offered in Norman

College of Architecture
ArchitectureM.S. in Architecture
Master of Architecture
Graduate certificates:
Data Systems and Digital Design
Design Entrepreneurship and Real Estate
Resilient Planning, Design, and Construction
Construction Management
M.S. in Construction Management
Interior DesignM.S. in Interior Design
Graduate certificate:
Professional Applications of Interior Design (PAID)
Landscape ArchitectureMaster of Landscape Architecture
Planning, Design and Construction
Ph.D.
Regional and City Planning
Master of Regional and City Planning
Accelerated M.R.C.P. (with B.A. in Environmental Sustainability, B.A. in Geography, B.A. in Geographic Information Systems, B.S. in Environmental Sustainability, B.S. in Geography, or B.S. in Geographic Information Systems)

College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate Programs Offered in Norman

College of Arts and Sciences
AnthropologyM.A.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.A., Sociocultural concentration (with B.A., Anthropology)
Applied Linguistic AnthropologyM.A. in Applied Linguistic Anthropology
BiologyM.S.
Ph.D.
Cellular and Behavioral NeurobiologyPh.D.
Chemistry and Biochemistry
M.S.
Ph.D.
Communication
M.A.
Ph.D.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ph.D.
Economics
M.A.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.A. (with B.A., Economics)
English
M.A.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.A. (with B.A., English)
French
M.A.
Ph.D.
German
M.A.
Health and Exercise Science
M.S.
Ph.D.
History
M.A.
Ph.D.
History of Science, Technology and Medicine
M.A. in History of Science, Technology and Medicine
Ph.D.
Human Relations
Master of Human Relations
Graduate certificates:
Helping Skills in Human Relations
Human Resource Diversity and Development
Information Studies
Ph.D.
Library and Information Studies
Ph.D.
Master of Library and Information Studies (M.L.I.S.)
Accelerated M.L.I.S. (with Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies)
Graduate certificates:
Archival Studies
Digital Humanities
Mathematics
M.A.
M.S.
Ph.D.
Microbiology
M.S.
Ph.D.
Native American Studies
M.A.
Philosophy
M.A.
Ph.D.
Physics
M.S.
Ph.D.
Plant Biology
M.S.
Ph.D.
Political Science
M.A.
Ph.D.
Psychology
M.S.
Ph.D.
Public Administration
Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)
Accelerated M.P.A. (with B.A., Political Science or B.A., Public Affairs and Administration)
Social WorkMaster of Social Work
Graduate certificate:
Social Work with American Indians
SociologyM.A.
Ph.D.
SpanishM.A.
Ph.D.
Women's and Gender Studies
Graduate certificate:
Women's and Gender Studies

College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences

Graduate Programs Offered in Norman

College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences
Environmental SustainabilityM.S. in Environmental Sustainability
GeographyM.A.
M.S. in Geography
Ph.D.
Graduate certificate:
Geospatial Technologies
MeteorologyM.S. in Meteorology
Ph.D.

Michael F. Price College of Business

Graduate Programs Offered in Norman

Michael F. Price College of Business
AccountingMaster of Accountancy (M.Acc.)
Accelerated M.Acc. (with B.B.A., Accounting)
Business AdministrationMaster of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.B.A. (with B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, or B.S. in Petroleum Engineering)
Graduate certificates:
The Business of Energy
Business Entrepreneurship
Business 
Management of Information TechnologyM.S. in Management of Information Technology (M.S.M.I.T.)
Accelerated M.S.M.I.T. (with B.B.A.)
Graduate certificate:
Digital Technologies (formerly Management Information Systems)

Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy

Graduate Programs Offered in Norman

Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy
Geological EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
GeologyM.S.
Ph.D.
GeophysicsM.S.
Ph.D.
Natural Gas Engineering and Management
M.S. in Natural Gas Engineering and Management
Graduate certificate:
Natural Gas Technology
Petroleum Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Petroleum Engineering)

Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education

Graduate Programs Offered in Norman

Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education
 Graduate certificates:
Communication, Culture & Pedagogy for Hispanic (ESL/ELL) Populations in Educational Settings
Drug and Alcohol Counseling
School Counseling
Adult and Higher Education
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificate:
College Teaching
Counseling Psychology
Ph.D.
Education Administration
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Ed.D.
Educational Studies
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificate:
Literacy Specialist
Instructional Psychology and Technology
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificate:
Applications of Educational Research and Evaluation
Professional Counseling
M.Ed.
Special Education
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificates:
Applied Behavior Analysis
Secondary Transition Education Specialist
21st Century Teaching and Learning
M.Ed.

Gallogly College of Engineering

Graduate Programs Offered in Norman

Gallogly College of Engineering
Aerospace EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Aerospace Engineering)
Biomedical EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Chemical Engineering – Biotechnology or B.S. in Chemical Engineering – Pre-Medical/Biomedical Engineering)
Chemical EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Chemical Engineering)
Civil Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Architectural Engineering or B.S. in Civil Engineering)
Computer Science
M.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Computer Engineering or B.S. in Computer Science)
Data Science and Analytics
M.S.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Computer Engineering or B.S. in Electrical Engineering)
Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.
Engineering Physics
M.S.
Environmental EngineeringM.S. in Environmental Engineering (M.S.E.E.)
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S.E.E. (with B.S. in Environmental Engineering)
Environmental ScienceMaster of Environmental Science (M.E.S.)
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.E.S. (with B.S. in Environmental Science)
Industrial and Systems EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering or B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering – Analytics)
Mechanical Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Mechanical Engineering)

Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts

Graduate Programs Offered in Norman

Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts
ArtMaster of Fine Arts in Art
Art History
M.A. in Art History
Ph.D.
Dance
Master of Fine Arts in Dance
Drama
M.A.
Music
Master of Music
Doctor of Musical Arts
Graduate certificate:
Music Performance
Music Education
Master of Music Education
Ph.D.

Graduate College

Programs Offered in Norman

 Graduate certificate:
Earth Observation Science For Society and Sustainability (EOS3)
Interdisciplinary DegreesIndividual interdisciplinary degree programs have been placed on hiatus and the Graduate Council is not currently accepting proposals.
M.A.
M.S.
Ph.D.
Professional Master of ArtsProfessional Master of Arts
Professional Master of Arts (with specialization in TESOL)
Professional Master of Science
Professional Master of Science

College of International Studies

Graduate Programs Offered in Norman

College of International Studies
Global Affairs
M.A. in Global Affairs
International Studies
M.A. in International Studies (M.A.I.S.)
Accelerated M.A.I.S. (with B.A. in International and Area Studies)

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Graduate Programs Offered

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication
 Graduate certificates:
Media Management
Strategic Planning
Journalism and Mass Communication
M.A.
Accelerated M.A. (with B.A. in Journalism)
Mass Communication
Ph.D.
Professional Writing
Master of Professional Writing

College of Professional and Continuing Studies

Graduate Programs Offered in Norman or Through OU Online

College of Professional and Continuing Studies
Administrative LeadershipM.A. in Administrative Leadership
Graduate certificate:
Administrative Leadership
Criminal JusticeM.S.
Graduate certificates:
Corrections Management
Restorative Justice Administration
Liberal StudiesM.A.
Prevention ScienceMaster of Prevention Science